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Burkholderia pseudomallei is a Gram-negative aerobic bacteria, and it's the causative agent of melioidosis.New, deadly bacteria may be lurking in US; CDC warns of three puzzling cases|Beth Mole|July 2, 2021|Ars Technica
However, the review also noted that more research should be done to better understand and identify any potential causative effects, as screens are not likely to go away anytime soon.
The time in front of a device or screen was self-reported, and none of these studies are able to draw any causative conclusions.
Whatever the causative sequence, there is no fountain of youth.Over Time, Buddhism and Science Agree - Issue 94: Evolving|David P. Barash|December 23, 2020|Nautilus
Then we dug into those responses and looked for the causative factor.The Coronavirus Pandemic's Outsized Effect on Women's Mental Health Around the World|Jeffrey Kluger|September 24, 2020|Time
To what degree these things are directly causative no one can say.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents|Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
There are other infective diseases, in which we have not yet found the causative micro-organism, but we presume its existence.
There is always a causative shock or injury, which is followed at once or after an interval by the symptoms of neurasthenia.
Drench is the causative of drink: here the nominative of the verb is ‘Iris’ and the object ‘beds.’Milton's Comus|John Milton
The causative act is—a spiritual and transcendent Mystery, that passeth all understanding.Aids to Reflection|Samuel Taylor Coleridge